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by an enemy attack. today, leon panetta is warning of what he calls a similar threat. we reported in recent days how hackers are suspected of targeting a whole series of some of america's biggest things and secretary panetta says the united states is increasingly vulnerable to the foreign hackers. jennifer goodman has more live from the pentagon. >> secretary panetta believes that we are in a pre-9/11 moment. his warning and his message last night, appeared to be for iran. >> potential aggressors should be aware that the united states has the capacity to locate them and to hold them accountable for their actions that may try to harm america. >> secretary panetta is the first u.s. official to confirm to recent attacks. there was a virus that wiped out 30,000 files on computers with an icon of a burning american flag. >> iran has also taken the ability to use cyberspace to its advantage to current officials tell us that the recent attack on bank of america was a response from iran to recent sanctions against its oil industry. he also referenced a cyberattack that struck the saudia arabia stat
leon panetta says, the united states could face a quote, cyber pearl harbor. former cybersecurity chief howard schmidt will be along. he will tell us what the government should be doing to protect america. lori: that is it quite concerning. ashley: the banks can't seem to protect themselves. it will be interesting to speak to him. as we do every 15 minutes, let's head down to the floor of nyse, heading lower. >> ashley, essentially lower all week. we're going to close down for the week at this rate. let's look at the s&p 500 now. the level to watch is essentially right where we are, 1428. that is the 50-day moving average. if we close below that level today which is entirely likely, that might signal more of a downturn and suggesting that this rally we've essentially seen all summer is over. so that is something that definitely worth discussing and looking at as we test this key support level. as for the tech-heavy nasdaq, it's been down for six days in a row now. like you said earlier, when you were introing the show, that would be the longest and worst losing streak since november of
? that was defense secretary leon panetta talking about cyber attacks linked to countries like china, russia and iran saying u.s. banks have already been hit and we need to defend our nation's networks before critical elements of our infrastructure are targeted. national security correspondent jennifer griffin is live from the pentagon. interesting comparison to 9/11. why did mr. panetta choose this moment at this time to issue a warning. >> reporter: the secretary believes this is the pre-9/11 moment when it comes to potential of a cyber-terrorist attack. his real message seems to have been for iran. >> potential aggressors should be aware that the united states has the capacity to locate them, and to hold them accountable for their actions that may try to harm america. >> reporter: the pentagon is spending $3 billion a year on cybersecurity but panetta's message was really to other nations about the u.s. military's offensive capability when it comes to cyber, jenna. jenna: something really interesting happened when he gave this talk. he described previous attacks that were classified. did he say wh
225 billion dollars of cuts spread across government and secretary panetta says we can find savings. just don't give us a number that's too ugly or too big. now, there's some specifics and there are things we can do this year to avoid the sequestration effect. >> mr. kaine, this week, the u.s. supreme course is going to tackle the issue of of a firn missive action. do you think a college applicants race should be a factor in whether or not they're admitted to a virginia college? >> bob, the supreme court is going to tackle this case, which i think they last sort of dealt with in two cases from the university of michigan in the early part of the 2000s. and the issue there and the issue pending today is, do our public colleges accept students in a student body that sort of looks like the state or looks like the population they serve. my kids have gone to the public schools in richmond and they have come up in classrooms that are extremely diverse. they have gotten really good academic education, bought they have also really gotten spectacular education in living with the folks who are
in from the defense minister in brussels, where leon panetta is now asking for help, training security forces in afghanantan. he is explaining that the u.s. has created a disproportionate number of military training teams. he is calling on europe to pick up on the shortage. what else came out of this visit to nato? >> one of the main aims of the visit to brussels will be aligned together in the wake of all of these insider attacks. >> we have to remain committed to the principles and togetherness. we want to help afghanistan security government itself. as i said to my fellow ministers, we have come too far, far too many battles, we have spilled too much blood. not to finish the job we were all about. >> he also took the opportunity to announce a change in command. read general -- marine general job will take his place in november. he will face more in november. jon: so what are the other details? >> the war officially ended last december with more than 200 iraqis killed that month alone. a series of deadly bombings before major prison break last month that set free some of most dangero
the encounter with thisetlem j hdfse stn brselswhere leon panetta is now asking for help, trning security forces in afghantan. he is explaining that the u.s. has created a disproportionate number of military training teams. upnt shortage.urtop what else came out of this visit to nato? >>ne of the main aims of the visit to brussels will be aligned together in the wake of all of these insiderat. to pipadi togetherness. we want tohelp afghanistan security government itself. as i said to my fellow ministers, w have come too far, far too manytl, we have spild tomuchbod toniejew about. >> he also took the opportunity to announce a change in command. ad ee - a general job will take his place in november. joso what are the other details? >> the war officially enlast december with more tn 200 is ilone se oadoms before major prison break last month that set free some of most dangerous al qaeda linked terrorist. the u.s. intelligenc estimates esmatet man a a eareliving in five training camps in iraq. u.s. officials tht estimate that in afghanistan, there are less than 100 separate from the taban. t
, have about $225 billion of cuts spread across government and secretary panetta said we can find savings. just don't give us a number that's too ugly or big. there are specifics and things we can do this year to avoid the sequestration effect. >> mr. kaine, this week the u.s. supreme court is going to tackle the issue of affirmative action. do you think a college applicant's race should be a factor in whether or not they're admitted to a virginia college? >> the supreme court will tackle this case, which i think they last sort of dealt with in two cases from the university of michigan in the early part of the 2000's. the issue there and issue spending today, do our public colleges accept students and student body that sort of look like the state or look like the population they serve? my kids have gone to the public schools in richmond. they've come up in classrooms that are extremely diverse. they've gotten really good academic education but they've also really gotten spectacular education in living with the folks who are the real virginia today. we're increasingly diverse state and tha
. the president is on record as opposing those. secretary panetta is on record opposing those. no one wants those to happen. so that is not the plan of this president in any shape or form. what is the plan of this president is a plan that he devised with the full participation and support of the joint chiefs of staff and the combatant commanders, and it lays out a four-year defense plan that keeps our military, the best in the world, and keeps faith with the troops and their families. >> all right. we're going to have to leave it there, and obviously we'll be paying very close attention to the debate with these two regarding foreign policy. that will be the third and final debate between the two. thank you very much. appreciate it. >>> he faced his strongest challenge yet, and he won, but despite his victory, hugo chavez still has obstacles to overcome. we'll take a look at the path forward for the venezuelan president as well as his country. ♪ (train horn) vo: wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. why they're always there to talk
. leon panetta and said, trust me, i will tell you what happened. and so far he's told me nothing. marc thiessen is a fellow at the american enterprise institute and a former speech writer for president george w. bush. julie rah gin sky is a fox news contributor. so this poor mother who all of our hearts go out to her says she told president obama personally, you screwed up, you at no time do a good job, i -- you didn't do a good job. and she still feels as though she is being stonewalled. marc, in light of what we heard at these extraordinary hearings yesterday, there may be some other folks out there who feel the same way. >> absolutely. look, i mean, this administration's been focused on deflecting blame instead of projecting resolve, and that's the problem we face here. the people responsible for this attack, let's be clear r the terrorists. but what emboldens terrorists a to attack us is the perception that they can kill our citizens with impunity. and that perception has only grown in the month since this attack. president obama's been focusing on deflecting blame instead of pinni
individuals arrested in turkey that defense secretary panetta said the u.s. is looking with interest and possible connection with these attacks. so no real hard suspects yet. clearly there is going to be a lot more investigating and a lot more piecing of this together. i thought one other thing, brooke, i felt what was really interesting is one of the women at the state department, charlene lamb, who was a security official who was the one that made -- denied these requests, i think there is going to be real accountability today over what happened. the buck really stopped with this woman. these didn't go up to the chain of command. and i think that's one of the things that this review board will be looking at. >> okay. elise labott for us. elise, we'll keep watching the hearings today, still on the hill. elise, thank you. >>> as polls tighten and now move toward mitt romney, did the republican just move toward the middle on the controversial issue of abortion? i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. >> this is, i think, paul's first debate. i may be wrong. he may have done something in
spread across government. secretary panetta says that we can find things, just to not give us a number that is too big. there are specifics that we can do this year to avoid sequestration effects. >> this week the supreme court is going to tackle affirmative action. should race be a factor as to whether or not they are admitted to a virginia college? >> the supreme court is going to tackle this case, which they last dealt with in the university of michigan case in the early 2000's. the issue there is to our public colleges except students and a student body that look like the population is served. my kids have gone to public schools and they have come up in classrooms that are extremely diverse. they have got a great academic education and a spectacular education that comes from the folks living in the real virginia today. i would hope that what the supreme court would do in this case, and they would affirm that it is ok for a public institution, whether it is a government handing out contracts were college admitting students, that it is ok for them to try to make sure that their stude
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